Episode 15 Awe and Digital Art | The Feelings Lab

Published on Mar 1, 2022

In a world where you can sketch a character and it will come to life, how will AI transform the arts? Join Dr. Alan Cowen, CEO of Hume, Richard Kerris, VP of Omniverse Platform Development at NVIDIA, and host Matt Forte as they discuss the present and future of “Awe in Digital Art.” How does art evoke emotion? Can AI help us unlock imaginative universes that allow us to experience the sublime in a newly immersive, personalized, and educational fashion? We discuss how AI tools that give individual artists the creative power of a movie studio will affect the future of art and entertainment, and whether we should grieve the extinction of physical puppets from films like Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg.

NVIDIA's Richard Kerris describes how AI is poised to play a significant role in helping artists tell their stories, especially as the demand for content increases in our hyperconnected world.

Hume AI CEO Dr. Alan Cowen explains how art conveys nuanced emotions at every level of form and style, and how AI can help artists to push emotive boundaries and extend the imagination. 

Dr. Alan Cowen and Richard Kerris discuss how AI is increasing our capacity to turn imagination into reality, turning language and sketches into immersive experiences of film and art by simulating the physical and social laws that govern our world.

Next hear Dr. Alan Cowen and Richard Kerris share their predictions for how the future of AI will transform art, enabling ground-breaking extensions of reality and human imagination that will evoke greater and more frequent experiences of awe and the sublime.

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